Alan Laing, Chairman
Alan was previously at Sage whom he joined in 2014 initially as the Executive Vice President for Partners and Alliances, responsible for Sage's indirect business worldwide and subsequently Managing Director: UK and Ireland - Northern Europe.
Alan has more than 30 years' experience working in the technology industry in Digital Equipment Corporation, Oracle and Avaya. Alan also held the positions of CEO and CMS supplier Mediasurface, and GM of Portal Software, one of the first ISPs in the San Francisco bay area.
David Griffiths, CEO and CCO
David is the driving force behind FISCAL’s commitment to delivering solutions that provide customers with real value and a great return on investment. He has 20 years’ experience in growing technology organizations and has spent the last 10 years working with hundreds of Accounts Payable teams to help protect their corporate spend. David’s vision and leadership have been crucial in focusing FISCAL as a leading brand in the procure-to-pay function. Under his helm, the business has grown 50 fold in revenues across North America and Europe.
Prior to joining FISCAL, David was Head of European Marketing for Bottomline Technologies, and Commercial Director for European Internet Technologies, a supplier of e-business solutions. David holds an MBA and Honours Degree in Business and Accounting.
Lesley Reeve, COO and Director of Customer Success
Lesley’s role as FISCAL’s Chief Operating Officer and Director of Customer Success underpins the operational integrity of the business. She has 10 years’ experience at Executive Board level, ensuring the effective execution of FISCAL's strategic and operational objectives. She provides hands-on direction to ensure the company's operations directly suport business growth and and the increase in customer requirements. At the heart of her role is ensuring customer success by leading FISCAL's first class Customer and Professional Services teams. Alongside, and integral to overall business success, she spearheads the organisation's award winning People and Culture by delivering strategic direction and support to HR.
Dr Alfred Pilgrim, CTO
Alf provides a pivotal role in FISCAL's product and technology development. He directs and supports the Engineering functions for the group business where his teams are responsible for designing, building and supporting FISCAL's software products as well as the global SaaS and internal infrastructures.
Holding over 30 years' experience in technology and product planning, as well as a solid track record in the successful delivery of R&D operations for a variety of enterprise and venture capital funded organizations. His former positions include four years as CTO with Nomad Digital - the leading IT technology company specialising in the provision of internet connectivity solutions for the global rail market. He was also CTO for Clearswift, a mid-market IT security solutions vendor with specific expertise in deep content filtering of email and web traffic, and CTO of Northgate Information Solutions. Alf holds a BDc (Computer Science) and Phd (Automation) from University of Leeds.
Frances Lawrence, Finance Director
Frances is a commercially-driven and proactive chartered accountant with 20 years post-qualified experience in the technology sector including three years in Silicon Valley. She has a strong track record of enabling top-line growth, closely managing working capital and realizing stakeholder value.
Frances is skilled in collaborating with the leadership team to achieve the business strategy and is a highly effective communicator at all levels in the organization.
Joseph Torano, Executive Vice President
Joseph brings over 25 years of domestic and international technology industry leadership and executive management experience to FISCAL. His professional focus has been in sales, marketing, alliances, and operations domestically and worldwide. He has launched software solutions focused on digital transformation - automation such as BPM, Document Management, Imaging, User behavior analytics, and Payment Automation.
Before joining FISCAL, Joseph was chief revenue officer at ProcessMaker, vice preseident of sales and marketing at ACOM Solution. Prior to that, he served as Senior SVP of sales and marketing of VillageEdoc's five business units, and chief operating officer/board director in two European Union software technology companies. He began his career at IBM, progressing to various roles in sales and marketing leadership positions in the company's Mainframe, Networking, and Personal Computer Headquarters divisions.